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PDX Abroad Scholarship

PDX Abroad has partnered with  The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)  to create the PDX Abroad Scholarship, a scholarship dedicated to increasing study abroad access for underrepresented students from the Portland metropolitan area.

Eligibility Requirements

This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program.  Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the Portland metropolitan area
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. (as of May 2015, we welcome applications from DACA students)
  • Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution
  • Study abroad program must include at least 4 weeks (30 days) in country/countries


The PDX Abroad Scholarship is considered a “dedicated” FEA scholarship and students will need to indicate interest in the PDX Abroad Scholarship when completing the general FEA Scholarship application.  Students apply online at: http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/

The 2017-2018 application cycle is complete.  Please check back for information regarding the 2018-2019 application cycle.

Funding Amount

Up to $5,000. FEA sends scholarship funds directly to the organization or university on the student’s behalf.

Scholarship Advisory Committee

This scholarship is made possible through the volunteer efforts of the committee members.

2017-2018 Scholarship Advisor Committee:

Giustina Pelosi, CEA Study Abroad
Nicholas BergerOregon State University
Sarah Fowkes, PDX Abroad
Rachel Foxhoven, Portland State University
Anne Frey, Portland Community College
Jerry Gaube, IE3 Global
Anne Haberkern, Portland Community College
Judith Sachs, CIEE
Liz Sinclair, Portland Community College

PDX Abroad Scholars

Click here to learn about PDX Abroad Scholars (past and present)!